Jennifer Lee

Principal

jlee@edisonpartners.com

609.873.9229

Sector Focus: Fintech, Enterprise Solutions

Ever since I was little, I always wanted to be involved in things that would change the world. Now I am, and it is such a humbling privilege.

ABOUT JENNIFER

Jennifer joined Edison in 2016 and leads Fintech investments for the firm. Over the last five years with Edison, she has executed 25 complete transactions. She’s led investments in Fund That Flip and Bipsync and co-led investments in gohenry, YieldStreet, MoneyLion, Bento for Business, Clearpool Group (acquired by BMO), and ComplySci among others. She serves as a Board Director or Observer on these companies and provides strategic support on an ongoing basis.

She was recognized by VCJ’s Rising Stars in 2021, NJBIZ 40 Under 40 in 2020, The Business Insider as 2019’s Rising Stars of Wall Street, NY Fintech Women’s Inspiring FinTech Females of 2019, a finalist for Finovate’s Fintech Woman of the Year for 2019, and was named to WSJ’s Women to Watch in Private Equity in 2018.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Jennifer started her career at ForgeRock, a global leader in identity and access management with a unique history stemming from Sun Microsystems. As the first sales executive of the company, she closed deals across all geographies and industry verticals, while guiding and building the company in its rapid expansion. She also hired and managed team members and saw the company through successful Series A through C, totaling $52M in funding. Throughout her tenure, the company revenue grew in excess of 100% YoY, including 200% sales growth during the last year of her term. During her MBA, she evaluated venture capital investment prospects and strategic business development opportunities for the Associated Press. Prior to joining Edison, she conducted comprehensive financial analysis on select European equities and wrote proprietary value-oriented fundamental long/short investment theses for hedge fund clients of Commerzbank. In her spare time, Jennifer serves on the UNICEF New York chapter and volunteers with both Exeter and Columbia alumni associations.

EDUCATION

BA, Economics, Johns Hopkins University
MBA, Finance, Columbia Business School

 

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